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Dr. Wei-Chyung Wang
(March 13, 2008)
Dr. Wei-Chyung Wang is Professor of Applied Sciences at State University of New York at Albany
(SUNYA). Since September 1989, he has been the head of the Climate System Sciences Section of the
Atmospheric Sciences Research Center at SUNYA. Prior to that time, he was Vice President for Research at
Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc. in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Prof. Wang received his B.S.
from National Cheng Kung University in Tainan, Taiwan in 1965; his M.S. from the State University of New
York at Buffalo in 1970; and his Doctor of Engineering Sciences from Columbia University in New York City
in 1973. All three degrees were in mechanical engineering.
Professor Wang has broad background in atmospheric radiation, and climate modeling and data analysis. His
research focuses on the global and regional climate changes due to increases of atmospheric greenhouse gases
and aerosols associated with human activities. Prof. Wang has been developing global and regional climate
models for understanding the physical and chemical processes concerning the greenhouse effect and changes
of atmospheric ozone, and for assessing future regional climate changes. He is also engaged in research of
evaluating the effect and impact of climatic changes on social and economic activities and policy implication.
Prof. Wang has over 130 publications in more than twenty (20) refereed journals including Science and
Nature. His research has been funded by U.S. federal agencies, FAA, DOD, NASA, DOE, and NSF, and by
private industry, Electric Power Research Institute and Chemical Manufacturers Association. In addition to
conducting climate change research, Professor Wang teaches graduate courses and is active in graduate
education related to global change. He has been a mentor of graduate students in four SUNYA academic
departments, the Atmospheric Sciences, Biology, Physics, and Political Sciences.
On the research significance, Professor Wang has made two unique contributions. He was the first to publish
in a 1976 issue of Science an article identifying CH4 and N2O as important greenhouse gases, and in 1980 in
Nature and J. Atmospheric Sciences articles indicating the important climatic effect of ozone changes in the
upper troposphere and lower stratosphere. On the “radiation sciences”, in early 1970s, Professor Wang
contributed significantly to the development of the “correlated k-distribution” method, which provides a
theoretical framework in treating the coupled gaseous (water vapor, ozone, carbon dioxide) absorptions and
emissions, and aerosol/cloud multiple-scattering medium. This method has been widely used in calculating
the radiative forcing involving aerosols and clouds in climate change studies.
On the international level, he has been participating in the United Nations sponsored environmental studies
such as the World Meteorological Organization's Ozone Assessment and the United Nations Environmental
Program’s Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Changes. He has organized numerous international
workshops focusing on the issues related to climate changes over East Asia, atmospheric ozone changes and
increases of greenhouse gases. Professor Wang has contributed significantly to the scientific exchanges
between the United States and the People’s Republic of China. Since 1987, he has been serving as the U.S.
Chief Scientist for a joint agreement on “Climate Sciences” between the U. S. Department of Energy and the
PRC Ministry of Sciences and Technology with focus on the reconstruction and model simulation of climate
over East Asia in the past 2,000 years, and development of field measurement programs to understand the
aerosol indirect effect, and the improving modeling capability for predicting regional climate and future
climate changes.
Honorary Professor, Institute of Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.
Certificate of Appreciation, Basic Energy Sciences/Office of Energy Research, Department
of Energy; with citation “invaluable contribution to the scientist-to-scientist collaborative
Carbon Dioxide and Climate Research Program of the United States Department of Energy
and the People's Republic of China's Academy of Sciences, for sustaining his high scientific
productivity while providing intellectual leadership to both the U.S. and Chinese scientists,
and for the generosity with which he gave his expert counsel”
Honorary Professor, Academy of Meteorological Sciences, China Meteorological
Administration, Beijing, China.
University at Albany Award for Excellence in Research
Appreciation Plaque, Office of Science, Department of Energy, with citation “For your
insightful counsel and excellent science. You have proven to be the cornerstone for the
success of the joint global change research program between the U.S. Department of Energy
and the Chinese Academy of Sciences with your service as the U. S. Chief Scientist”
Award for Scientific Achievements in Environmental Physics, European Physical
Society/Balkan Physical Union
Certificate of Appreciation for “tremendous contribution to the strengthening of the
cooperation between scientists of China and the United States in climate change study”,
Bureau of Science and Technology for Resources and Environment, Chinese Academy of
PUBLICATIONS (Refereed Journals and Book Chapters)
Wang, W.-C., and G.A. Domoto, 1974: Radiative transfer in homogeneous nongray gasses
with nonisotropic particle scattering. J. Heat Transfer, August, 385-390.
Wang, W.-C., and G.A. Domoto, 1974: The radiative effect of aerosols in Earth's
atmosphere. J. Appl. Meteor., 13, 521-534.
Wang, W.-C., 1976: A parameterization for the absorption of solar radiation by water
vapor in Earth's atmosphere. J. Appl. Meteor. 15, 21-27.
Wang, W.-C., Y.L. Yung, A.A. Lacis, T. Mo, and J.E. Hansen, 1976: Greenhouse effects
due to man-made perturbations of trace gases. Science, 194, 685-690.
Yung, Y.L., W.-C. Wang, and A.A. Lacis, 1976: Greenhouse effect due to atmospheric
nitrous oxide. Geophys. Res. Lett., 3, 319-621.
Hansen, J.E., W.-C. Wang, and A.A. Lacis, 1978: Mount Agung eruption provides test of a
global climatic perturbation. Science, 199, 1065-1068.
Hansen, J.E., A.A. Lacis, P. Lee, and W.-C. Wang, 1980: Climatic effect of atmospheric
aerosol. Aerosols: Anthropogenic and natural sources and transport. Ann. N.Y. Acad.
Sci., 338, 575-587.
Wang, W.-C., J.P. Pinto, and Y.L. Yung, 1980: Climatic effects due to halogenated
compounds in the Earth's atmosphere. J. Atmos. Sci., 37, 333-338.
Wang, W.-C., and P.H. Stone, 1980: Effect of ice-albedo feedback on global sensitivity in
a one-dimensional radiative-convective model. J. Atmos. Sci., 37, 545-552.
Wang, W.-C., and N.D. Sze, 1980: Coupled effects of atmospheric N2O and O3 on the
Earth's climate. Nature, 286, 589-590.
Wang, W.-C., W.B. Rossow, M.S. Yao, and M. Wolfson, 1981: Climate sensitivity of a
one-dimensional radiative convective model with cloud feedback. J. Atmos. Sci., 38,
Wang, W.-C., 1982: Ozone change: Climatological effects. In Man and Stratospheric
Ozone, F.A. Bower and R.B. Ward (eds.), Volume II, CRC Press, 123-135.
Wang, W.-C., and P.B. Ryan, 1983: Overlapping effect of atmospheric H2O, CO2, and O3
on the CO2 radiative effect. Tellus, 35B, 81-91.
Wang, W.-C., 1983: An analytical expression for the total band absorption of
infrared-radiating gases. J. Quant. Spectros. Radiat. Transfer, 29, 279-281.
Wang, W.-C., 1983: Climatic effects due to man-made perturbations of atmospheric trace
gases. Scientia Atmospherica Sinica, 7, 210-222 (in Chinese).
Hameed, S., W.M. Yeh, M.T. Li, R.D. Cess, and W.-C. Wang, 1983: An analysis of
periodicities in the 1470 to 1974 Beijing precipitation record. Geophys. Res. Lett., 10,
Molnar, G., and W.-C. Wang, 1984: Dynamical heat flux feedbacks and global climate
stability. Ann. Int. Glaciological Soc., 5, 106-110.
Wang, W.-C., G. Molnar, T.P. Mitchell, and P.H. Stone, 1984: Effects of dynamical heat
flux on model climate sensitivity. J. Geophys. Res., 89, 4699-4711.
Gutowski, W.J., W.-C. Wang, and P.H. Stone, 1985: Effects of dynamical heat fluxes on
model climate sensitivity: meridional sensible and latent heat fluxes. J. Geophys. Res., 90,
Wang, W.-C., and G. Molnar, 1985: A model study of the greenhouse effects due to
increasing atmospheric CH4, N2O, CF2Cl2, and CFCl3. J. Geophys. Res., 90,
Wang, W.-C., D. Wuebbles, W.M. Washington, R. Isaacs, and G. Molnar,1986: Trace
gases and other potential perturbations of global climate. Rev. Geophys., 24, 110-140.
Shi, G.-Y., W.-C. Wang, M.K.W. Ko, and M. Tanaka, 1986: Radiative heating due to
stratospheric aerosols over Antarctica. Geophys. Res. Lett., 13, 1335-1338.
Isaacs, R.G., W.-C. Wang, R.D. Worsham, and S. Goldenberg, 1987: Multiple scattering
LOWTRAN and FASCODE models. Appl. Opt., 26, 1272-1281.
Ronberg, B., and W.-C. Wang, 1987: Climate patterns derived from Chinese proxy
precipitation records: An evaluation of the station networks and statistical techniques. J.
Climatology, 7, 215-229.
Wang, W.-C., N.D. Sze, G. Molnar, M.K.W. Ko, and S. Goldenberg, 1988: Ozone-climate
interactions associated with increasing atmospheric trace gases. Tropospheric Ozone;
Regional and Global Scale Interactions, I.S.A. Isaksen (ed.) D. Reidel Publ. Co., 147-159.
Wang, W.-C. and G.-Y. Shi, 1988: Total band absorptances and k-distribution for
atmospheric gases. J. Quant. Spectros. Radiat. Transfer, 39, 387-397.
Koomanoff, F., T. Ye, M.R. Riches, C. Zhao, W.-C. Wang, and S. Tao, 1988: U.S.
Department of Energy and P.R.C. Chinese Academy of Sciences joint research on
greenhouse effect. Bull. Amer. Meteoro. Soc., 69, 1301-1308.
Schneider, H., M.K.W. Ko, N.D. Sze, G-Y. Shi, and W.-C. Wang, 1989: An evaluation of
the role of eddy diffusion in Stratospheric interactive 2-D models. J. Atmos. Sci., 46,
Wang, W.-C., 1989: Review of "The Climate of China" by Domros and Peng. Bull. Amer.
Meteoro. Soc., 70, 794-795.
Wang, W.-C., G. Molnar, M.K.W. Ko, S. Goldenberg and N.D. Sze, 1990: Atmospheric
trace gases and global climate: A seasonal model study. Tellus, 42B, 149-161.
Fisher, D.A., C.H. Hales, W.-C. Wang, M.K.W. Ko, and N.D. Sze, 1990: Relative effects
on global warming of halogenated methanes and ethanes of social and industrial interest.
Nature , 344, 513-516.
Jones, P. D., P. Y. Groisman, M. Coughlan, N. Plummer, W.-C. Wang and T. R. Karl, 1990:
Assessment of urbanization effects in time series of surface air temperature over land.
Nature, 347, 169-172.
Mohnen, A. V., W. Goldstein, and W.-C. Wang, 1990: The scientific challenge of
measuring climate change: Global warming and its energy implications. Energy Policy,
September, 641-651.
Wang, W.-C. and K. Li, 1990: Precipitation fluctuation over semiarid region in northern
China and the relationship with El-Nino/Southern Oscillation. J. Climate, 3, 769-783.
Karl, T.R., W.-C. Wang, M.E. Schlesinger, R.W. Knight, and D. Portman,1990: A method
of relating general circulation model simulated local climate to the observed climate. Part I.
Central tendencies and dispersion. J Climate, 3, 1053-1079.
Wang, W.-C., Z. Zeng, and T. R. Karl, 1990: Urban heat islands in China. Geophys. Res.
Lett, 17, 2377-2380.
Li, Kerang and W.-C. Wang, 1990: Climatic features of arid and semiarid region in China.
Chinese J. Arid Land Research, 3, 207-217.
Li, K., X. Lin and W.-C. Wang, 1990: The long range variational trend of temperature in
China from 1951 to 1988. Geographical Res. 9, 26-36. (in Chinese with English subtitle);
also in The Journal Chinese Geography, 1992, 3, 82-96. (in English)
Mohnen, V. A., W. Goldstein, and W.-C. Wang, 1991: The conflict over global warming:
The application of scientific research to policy choices. J. Global Environ. Change, 1,
Gutowski, W.J., D.S. Gutzler, and W.-C. Wang, 1991: Surface energy balances of three
general circulation models: Implications for simulating regional climate change. J.
Climate, 4, 121-134..
Wang, W.-C., M. P. Dudek, X. Liang, and J. T. Kiehl, 1991: Inadequacy of effective CO2
as a proxy in simulating the greenhouse effect of other radiatively active gases. Nature,
350, 573-577.
Wang, W.-C., G.-Y. Shi, and J.T. Kiehl, 1991: Incorporation of the thermal radiative effect
of CH4, N2O, CFCl3, and CF2Cl2 into the NCAR community climate model. J. Geophys.
Res., 96, 9097-9103.
Wang, W.-C., 1992: Climatic effects due to increasing atmospheric trace gases and their
induced ozone changes. in Ozone Depletion: Implications for the tropics, (Ed.) M. Ilyas,
University of Science Malaysia, Penang, pp. 292-301.
Zhang, P.-Y, W.-C. Wang, and S. Hameed, 1992: Evidence for anomalous cold weather in
China 1815-1817. in The Year Without a Summer? World Climate in 1816 (Ed.) C. R.
Harington, National Museum of Natural Sciences, Canada, pp. 436-447.
Wang, W.-C., D. Portman, G. Gong, P. Zhang and T. Karl, 1992: Beijing summer
temperatures since 1724, in Climate Since A.D. 1500 (Eds.) R. Bradley and P. Jones,
Routledge London, pp. 210-223.
Portman, D. A., W.-C. Wang, and T. R. Karl, 1992: Comparison of general circulation
model and observed regional climates: Daily and seasonal variability. J. Climate, 5,
Riches, M. R., Zhao J., W.-C. Wang, and Tao, S., 1992: The United States' Department of
Energy and the People's Republic of China's Academy of Sciences joint research on the
greenhouse effect: 1985-1990 research progress. Bull. Amer. Meteoro. Soc. 73, 585-594.
Molnar, G. and W.-C. Wang, 1992: Effects of cloud optical property feedbacks on the
greenhouse warming. J. Climate , 5, 814-821.
Mohnen, V. A. and W. -C. Wang, 1992: An overview of global warming. Environ.
Toxicology and Chemistry, 11, 1051-1059.
Wang, W.-C., M. P. Dudek, and X. Liang, 1992: Inadequacy of effective CO2 as a proxy to
assess the greenhouse effect of other radiatively active gases. Geophys. Res. Lett. , 19,
Wang, W.-C., J. London, I. Isaksen, K., Shine, R. Ellingson, and F. Taylor, 1992: Summary
report of the IUGG-IAMAP workshop MW5: Climatic effects of atmospheric trace
constituents, Vienna, 19-20 August 1991. Bull. Amer. Meteoro. Soc. 73, 801-804.
Wang, W.-C. and Y. Zhang, 1992: Comparison of surface air temperature in China
between general circulation model simulations and observations. J. Chinese Geography, 3,
Zhang, Y. and W.-C. Wang, 1992: Air temperature field near the ground in mid-Holocene
in China. (Eds.) Y. Zhang and P.-Y. Zhang, Meteorological Publ., Beijing, pp. 57-73. (in
Chinese with English abstract.)
Zhang, Y. and W.-C. Wang, 1992: The potential change of surface air temperature under
the condition of global warming induced by CO2 doubling. (Eds.) Y. Zhang and P.-Y.
Zhang, Meteorological Publ., Beijing, pp. 228-237. (in Chinese with English abstract.)
Wang, W.-C. and Y. Zhang, 1992: The potential change of precipitation of China under the
condition of global warming induced by CO2 doubling. (Eds.) Y. Zhang and P.-Y. Zhang,
Meteorological Publ., Beijing, pp. 238-246. (in Chinese with English abstract.)
W.-C. Wang and Q. Ge, 1993: Greenhouse effect's impact on China's social and economic
development. Science and Technology Review, No. 57, 59-63. (in Chinese)
Li, W., W. Cong, and W.-C. Wang, 1993: The formation and the development of CAMS
two-dimensional dynamical-physical climate model. Acta Met. Sinica, 7, 129-146.
Wang, W.-C., Q.-Y. Zhang, D. Easterling and T. Karl, 1993: Beijing cloudiness since
1875. J. Climate, 6, 1921-1927.
Ko, M. K. W., N. D. Sze, W.-C. Wang, G., Shia, A. Goldman, F. J. Murcray, D. G.
Murcray, and C. P. Rinsland, 1993: Atmospheric sulfur hexafluoride: Sources, sinks and
greenhouse warming. J. Geophys. Res., 98, 10499-10507.
Wang, W.-C., Y. Zhuang, and R. Bojkov, 1993: Climate implications of observed changes
in ozone vertical distributions at middle and high latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere.
Geophys. Res. Lett, 20, 1567-1570.
Mohnen, V. A., W. Goldstein, and W.-C. Wang, 1993: Tropospheric ozone and climate
change. J. Air & Waste Management Association, 43, 2-14.
Cess, R. D. (with 29 authors), 1993: Uncertainties in carbon dioxide radiative forcing in
atmospheric general circulation models. Science, 262, 1252-1255.
Bradley, R. S., D. Sheu, and W.-C. Wang, 1993: High resolution paleoclimatic records
from monsoon Asia. EOS, 74, 601-604.
Wang, W.-C., X.-Z. Liang, and M. P. Dudek, 1994: Effect of global warming on the
regional climate in China. 19-29. In Climate-Biosphere Interactions: Biogenic Emissions
and Environmental Effects of Climate Change. (Ed.) Richard G. Zepp, John Wiley & Sons,
Wang, S.-W. and W.-C. Wang, 1994: Application of historical documentary records in
reconstruction of the Paleo-climate series in China. Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Oceanic
Sciences, 5, 373-381, Taiwan.
Wang, W.-C. and I. S. A. Isaksen, 1994: A report on workshops: GCM study of
climate-chemistry interaction. Bull. Amer. Meteoro. Soc., 75, 1671-1675.
Gong, W., X. Zhou, and W.-C. Wang, 1994: A diagnostic study of feedback mechanism in
greenhouse effects simulated by NCAR CCM1. ACTA. Meteoro. Sinica, 8, 270-282.
Mohnen, V., W. Goldstein, and W.-C. Wang, 1995: The potential role of tropospheric
ozone as a climate gas. Bull. World Meteoro. Organization, 44., 38-42.
Wang, W.-C., M. P. Dudek, and X.-Z. Liang, 1995: chapter 9: The greenhouse effect of
trace gases. 317-346, in Future climates of the World , (Ed.) A. Henderson-Sellers,
Elsevier Science Publ. Number 16 of the World Survey of Climatology.
Wang, W.-C., X.-Z. Liang, M. P. Dudek, D. Pollard and S. L. Thompson, 1995:
Atmospheric ozone as a climate gas. Atmospheric Research, 37, 247-256.
Liang, X.-Z., W.-C. Wang and M. P. Dudek, 1995: Interannual variability of regional
climate and its change due to the greenhouse effect. Global and Planetary Change, 10,
Liang, X.-Z., A. N. Samel, and W.-C. Wang, 1995: Observed and GCM simulated decadal
variability of monsoon rainfall in east China. Climate Dynamics, 11, 103-114.
Samel, A. N., S.-W. Wang, and W.-C. Wang, 1995: A comparison between observed and
GCM simulated summer monsoon characteristics over China. J. Climate, 8, 1690-1696.
Liang, X.-Z. and W.-C. Wang, 1995: A GCM study of the climatic effect of observed
1979-1992 ozone trend. in Atmospheric Ozone as A Climate Gas, (Eds) W.-C. Wang and I.
S. A. Isaksen, 259-288, NATO ASI Series, Springer-Verlag, Berlin.
Fuglestvedt, J. S., J. E. Jonson, W.-C. Wang, and I. S. A. Isaksen, 1995: Responses in
tropospheric chemistry to changes in UV fluxes, temperatures and water vapor densities. in
Atmospheric Ozone as A Climate Gas, (Eds) W.-C. Wang and I. S. A. Isaksen, 145-162,
NATO ASI Series, Springer-Verlag, Berlin.
Mohnen, V. A., W. Goldstein, and W.-C. Wang, 1995: A new challenge: Assessing
tropospheric ozone as a climate gas. Atmospheric Environment, 29, 641-642.
Shine, K. P., B. P. Briegleb, A. S. Grossman, D. Hauglustaine, H. Mao, V. Ramaswamy, M.
D. Schwarzkopf, R. Van Dorland, and W.-C. Wang, 1995: Radiative forcing due to
changes in ozone: A comparison of different codes. in Atmospheric Ozone as A Climate
Gas, (Eds) W.-C. Wang and I. S. A. Isaksen, 373-396, NATO ASI Series, Springer-Verlag,
Cox, S. J., W.-C. Wang, and S. E. Schwartz, 1995: Climate response to radiative forcings
by sulfate aerosols and greenhouse gases. Geophys. Res. Let. 22, 2509-2512.
Berntsen, T., I. S. A. Isaksen, W.-C. Wang and X.-Z. Liang, 1996: Impacts of increased
anthropogenic emissions in Asia on tropospheric ozone and climate: A global 3-D model
study. Tellus, 48B, 13-32.
Liang, X.-Z., W.-C. Wang, and M. P. Dudek, 1996: Northern hemispheric interannual
teleconnection patterns and their changes due to the greenhouse effect. J. Climate, 9,
Dudek, M.-P., X.-Z. Liang, and W.-C. Wang, 1996: A regional climate model study of the
scale-dependence cloud-radiation interaction. J. Climate, 9, 1221-1234.
Fuglestvedt, J. S., I. S. A. Isaksen and W.-C. Wang, 1996: Estimates of indirect global
warming potentials for CH4, CO and NOx. Climatic Change, 34, 405-437.
Liu, C.-M., M.-C. Wu, W.-C. Wang, 1996: Potential climate change in Taiwan during
greenhouse warming: A semi-empirical approach. J. Environ. Protection Soc., 19, 1-23,
Republic of China.
Liang, X.-Z. and W.-C. Wang, 1997: Effect of cloud overlap on GCM climate simulations.
J. Geophys. Res., 102, 11,039-11,047.
Liang, X.-Z., K. R. Sperber, W.-C. Wang, and A. N. Samel, 1997: Predictability of SST
forced climate signals in two atmospheric general circulation models. Climate Dynamics,
13, 391-415.
Zhang, Y. and W.-C. Wang, 1997: Model simulated northern winter cyclone and
anticyclone activity under a greenhouse warming scenario. J. Climate, 10, 1616-1634.
Cess, R. D. (with 36 co-authors), 1997: Comparison of atmospheric general circulation
models to satellite observations of the seasonal change in cloud radiative forcing. J.
Geophys. Res., 102, 16,593-16,603.
Zhao, Z., Y. Luo, R. Leung, S. Ghan, W.-C. Wang, and H.-L. Wei, 1997: Simulation of
summer monsoon over East Asia: Intercomparisons of three regional climate models.
Quart. J. Appl. Meteoro., 8, 116-122. (in Chinese)
Wang, W.-C., H.-H. Hsu, W.-S. Kau, X.-Z. Liang, LinHo, C.-T. Chen, A. N. Samel, C.-H.
Tsou, P.-H. Lin, and K.-C. Ko, 1998: GCM simulations of the east Asia climate. 473-482.
Proceedings of the Third East Asia-West Pacific Meteorology and Climate Conference,
(Ed.) C.-P. Chang, World Scientific Publication, Corp. pp562.
Wei, H., C. Fu, and W.-C. Wang, 1998: The effect of lateral boundary treatment of regional
climate model on the East Asian summer monsoon rainfall simulation. Sci. Atmos. Sinica.,
22, 779-790. (in Chinese)
Liang, X.-Z. and W.-C. Wang, 1998: Associations between China monsoon rainfall and
tropospheric jets. Quart. J. Roy. Met. Soc., 124, 2597-2623.
Liang, X.-Z. and W.-C. Wang, 1998: The observed fingerprint of 1980-1997 ENSO
evolution in the NCAR CSM equilibrium simulation. Geophys. Res. Lett., 25, 1027-1030.
Samel, A.N., W.-C. Wang, and X.-Z. Liang, 1999: The monsoon rainfall period and
interannual variability over China. J. Climate, 12, 115-131.
Fuglestvedt, J., T. K. Berntsen, I. S. A. Isaksen, H. Mao, X.-Z. Liang, and W.-C. Wang,
1999: Climatic forcing of nitrogen oxides through changes in tropospheric ozone and
methane: Global 3-D model studies. Atmos. Environ., 33, 961-977.
Leung, L.R., S.J. Ghan, Z.-C. Zhao, Y. Luo, W.-C. Wang, and H.-L. Wei,, 1999:
Intercomparison of regional climate simulations of the 1991 summer monsoon in East Asia,
J. Geophys. Res. 104, 6425-6454.
Joseph, E. and W,-C. Wang, 1999: An interactive cirrus cloud radiative parameterization
for global climate models. J. Geophys. Res., 104, 9501-9515.
Wei, H. and W.-C. Wang, 1999: A regional climate model simulation of summer monsoon
over East Asia: A case study of 1991 flood in Yantgze-Huai River Valley. Adv. Atmos.
Sci., 15, 489-509.
Prather, M. (with W.-C. Wang and eleven other authors), 1999: Chapter 6. Potential
climate change from aviation. 185-216, In Aviation and the Global Atmosphere,
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Cambridge University Press. Pp373.
Wang, W.-C., W. Gong, and H. Wei, 2000: A regional model simulations of 1991 severe
precipitation event over Yantze-Huai river valley. Part I: Precipitation and circulation
statistics. J. Climate, 13, 74-92.
Gong, W. and W.-C. Wang, 2000: A regional model simulation of 1991 severe
precipitation event over Yangtze-Huai river valley. Part II: Model bias. J. Climate, 13,
Riches, M. R., W.-C. Wang, P.-Q. Chen, S.-Y. Tao, S.-G. Zhou, and Y.-H. Ding, 2000: The
Joint Agreements on “Global and Regional Climate Change” Studies Between the United
States and the Peoples Republic of China. Bull. Am. Meteor. Soc., 81, 491-500.
Wong, S. and W.-C. Wang, 2000: Inter-hemispheric asymmetry in the seasonal variation of
the zonal mean tropopause. J. Geophys. Res., 105, 26,645-26,659.
Wang, W.-C., I. S. A. Isaksen, J. Wang, M. Gauss, and X.-Z. Liang, 2000: Atmospheric
ozone as a climate gas: Studies concerning aircraft emissions. 105-119, in “Chemistry and
Radiation Changes in the Ozone Layer”. (Eds.) C. S. Zerofos, I. S. A. Isaksen, and I.
Ziomas. NATO Science Series C: Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Vol. 557, Kluwer
Academic Publishers, Dordrecht/Boston/London.
Liang, X.-Z., W.-C. Wang, and A. N. Samel, 2001: Biases in AMIP simulations of the East
China monsoon system. Clim. Dyn., 17, 291-304.
Isaksen, I. S. A., T. K. Berntsen, and W.-C. Wang, 2001: NOx emissions from aircraft: Its
impact on the global distribution of CH4 and O3 and on the radiative forcing. Terr. Atmos.
Oceans, 12, 61-78.
Wang, W.-C., W. Gong, and J.-P. Chen, 2001: SUNYA regional model simulation of
radiative forcing and climate impact due to contrails over regions around Taiwan. Terr.
Atmos. Oceans, 12, 179-194.
Lee, H.-C. and W.-C. Wang, 2001: Environmental impacts and policy options for aviation:
Taiwan’s responses within the global framework. Terr. Atmos. Oceans, 12, 195-208.
Liang, X.-Z., A. N. Samel, and W.-C. Wang, 2002: China rainfall interannual
predictability: Dependence on the annual cycle and surface anomalies. J. Climate, 15,
Wong, S. and W.-C. Wang, 2003: Tropical-Extratropical Connection in Interannual
Variation of the Tropopause: Comparison between NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis and an
Atmospheric General Circulation Model Simulation. J. Geophys. Res., 108(D2), 4043,
Ge, Q., J.-Y. Zheng, X.-Q. Fang, Z.-M. Man, P.-Y. Zhang, X.-Q. Zhang and W.-C. Wang,
2003: Winter half-year temperature reconstruction for the middle and lower reaches of the
Yellow river and Yangtze river during the past 2000-years. Holocene, 13, 995-1002.
Gauss, M., I. S. A. Isaksen, S. Wong, and W.-C. Wang, 2003: Impact of H2O emissions
from cryoplanes and kerosene aircraft on the atmosphere. J. Geophys. Res., 108, 108(D10),
4304, doi:10.1029/2002JD002623.
Mao, H., W.-C. Wang, X.-Z. Liang and R. W. Talbot, 2003: Modeled geographical and
seasonal variations of O3 and NO2 photodissociation rate coefficients. J. Geophys. Res.,
108(D7), 4216, doi:10.1029/2002JD002760.
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